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22 August 2014 Last updated at 15:41

M25 delays after fire damages road

Emergency services were called to the incident about 19:30 BST on Thursday. Video courtesy of @SpottedLoughton

A section of the M25 in Essex was closed and there were "severe" delays, following a lorry fire which damaged the surface of the carriageway.


Stansted Airport signStudent admits plane flare charges

A Greek Cypriot student admits taking distress flares onto a passenger plane at Stansted Airport and possessing a terrorist manual.

Aerial view of M11'Wrong way' van driver pleads guilty

A 19-year-old man admits stealing a van in Essex and driving 50 miles the wrong way on the M11 and A14 to Cambridgeshire.

Deborah McGurran Article written by Deborah McGurran Deborah McGurran Political editor, East of England

No fun in the sun for politicians

Forget the sun and sangria - politicians keep up their profile with visits and announcements in what is traditionally the summer break.

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